09:13AM | 09/20/04
Member Since: 09/19/04
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What I am trying to do is this:

I have 3 5' 4x6 posts which are stained to match a room color scheme. I would like to fasten these posts to the studs without seeing the fasteners making them appear to be floating shelves. I cannot drill straight through from the front to the back because the posts are not sanded (to give that natural appearance) and I don't want it to be noticeable.

The walls are already finished, so the shelves will be attached through the drywall and fastened to the studs (somehow?)



04:06PM | 09/22/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1280 lifetime posts
drill dowels into the studs and then make aligning holes in the back of the lumber you want to float off the wall. Use glue. drill and align very carefully and do a dry run before adding the glue.

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